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Soft Touch DKW
Shelridge Yarns
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
265 yards (242 meters)
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
22.0 to 24.0 sts = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
100% Merino
plied
yes

This is the enduring favourite among Shelridge Yarns. Fine, superwash Merino wool is spun into a smooth, strong, soft, versatile yarn. We dye it by hand in more than 50 near-solid shades, the same palette we use for our fingering-weight yarn, Ultra.

DKW Knitting Yarn Specifications

  • 100 g Skeins – Approximately 250 yds per skein
  • 4-Ply Yarn
  • 100% Merino Wool
  • Superwash fibre - we recommend gentle machine wash in cold water; lay flat to dry
  • Stocking Stitch Gauge - 23-24 stitches = 10 cm/4 inches using 4mm/US6 needles

Recommended Uses

  • Ideal for cardigans, sweaters and vests, hats, mitts, scarves
  • Excellent stitch definition in detailed multi-colour and cable knitting projects

popular colorways

Aubergine

11 stashed

6 projects

Azure

18 stashed

7 projects

Black

27 stashed

16 projects

Brown

18 stashed

3 projects

Cardinal

7 stashed

15 projects

Caribbean Waters

20 stashed

10 projects

Clover Flower

19 stashed

9 projects

Cornflower

13 stashed

11 projects

Ecru

14 stashed

16 projects

Evergreen

21 stashed

10 projects

Green Apple

15 stashed

6 projects

Heath

9 stashed

8 projects

Ice Blue

11 stashed

11 projects

Iris

24 stashed

17 projects

Linen

12 stashed

7 projects

Mint

13 stashed

9 projects

Moss

10 stashed

8 projects

Natural White

24 stashed

14 projects

Navy

22 stashed

13 projects

Peacock

31 stashed

15 projects

Plum

17 stashed

13 projects

Pumpkin

12 stashed

9 projects

Pussywillow

23 stashed

25 projects

Raspberry

31 stashed

32 projects

Robin S Egg

17 stashed

11 projects

Rust

14 stashed

8 projects

Sage

14 stashed

10 projects

Storm

8 stashed

11 projects

Thistleflower

9 stashed

8 projects

Forest

8 stashed

12 projects

Lilac

15 stashed

8 projects

Spring Green

14 stashed

11 projects